Arlington has been ranked among the most “well-read cities” in the United States, according to Amazon.com.
The internet retailer compiled sales data of all book, magazine and newspaper sales since Jan. 1, 2011 — in both print and Kindle formats — to find out which areas read the most on a per capita basis. Only “cities” with a population over 100,000 were considered.
Arlington ranked #10 on the list. Next-door neighbor Alexandria ranked #2, while the District ranked #14. Alexandria also topped the list of the cities that order the most children’s books.
See the full list, after the jump.
- Cambridge, Mass.
- Alexandria, Va.
- Berkeley, Calif.
- Ann Arbor, Mich.
- Boulder, Colo.
- Salt Lake City
- Gainesville, Fla.
- Arlington, Va.
- Knoxville, Tenn.
- Orlando, Fla.
- Washington, D.C.
- Bellevue, Wash.
- Columbia, S.C.
- St. Louis, Mo.
- Portland, Ore.
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